Good morning, hockey fans!
Let’s take a trip Around the Rinks and catch up with what’s happening around the world of ice hockey
There’s Challenge Cup action tonight as Sheffield Steelers or Guildford Flames will complete the semi final line up when they meet at the Spectrum tonight. Steelers captain Jonathan Phillips has vowed his team won’t give away games as he looks ahead to the tie (Sheffield Star)
In the Yorkshire Post, it’s an opportunity for the Steelers to put out a bogey team, which the Flames have proved to be at times this season.
Nottingham Panthers have unveiled their Christmas jerseys, showing support for Autism East Midlands and will wear them in their festive fixtures.
There’s a Christmas feel to Coventry Blaze‘s home game against Milton Keynes Lightning on Sunday and the team there have revealed what exactly is going to be happening, including Christmas jerseys.
Belfast Giants coach Adam Keefe reckons his team have the character of champions as they get ready for a weekend double header with Manchester Storm this weekend (Belfast Telegraph)
Telford Tigers and Sheffield Steeldogs meet up on Sunday in a Christmas cracker and the Tigers have announced what’s going on at Telford Ice Bowl.
And, if you haven’t seen them, we at British Ice Hockey published this week’s EIHL Power Rankings following the outcome of the weekend’s games.